Vicki Chan, midwife extraordinaire has recently been in Cambodia helping set up a new birth centre for local families through LifeOptions.
LifeOptions is a Health Education organisation that established in Australia, and works in Thailand, India, Nepal and Cambodia. In recent years, the not-for-profit organisation has moved into selected areas in Cambodia to improve healthcare. Now, birth and health centres have been opened, and LifeOptions is helping to create and improve schools, toilets, gardens, roads, etc., to improve and save lives in these communities, that face every day battles with poverty, hunger, diarrhoea, respiratory problems, and women’s health issues, including many mothers dying during childbirth and abortion.
In an effort to support LifeOptions and the community they help, this fun night will raise much-needed funds. The aim is $2000 for a life-saving tuk-tuk ambulance... any money raised above that amount will go into other projects in the community.
Time:Saturday, May 7 · 6:30pm - 11:00pm
Location: Upstairs function room @ Maroochy RSL Memorial Avenue
Trivia will be run by Trivia Time (with prizes on offer), the bar will be open, and a selection of great prizes will be on offer, including (so far):
-vouchers from local businesses
-beauty services vouchers
-signed AFL (Lions) and NRL (Cowboys) jerseys.
TO PURCHASE TICKETS:
1. Transfer funds (tickets are $35 p/head) to
ACC 1000 8207
Please put your full name as your transaction description.
2. Send an email to email@example.com outlining how many tickets you would like, the amount you have transfered, and a postal address you would like them sent to.
Please spread the word - all are welcome. Tickets will be $35 p/head and seating is limited so tickets must be pre-booked. ALL FUNDS RAISED will go to supporting LifeOptions Cambodia.
Trivia night facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=111837502232364
For more information on LifeOptions, check out:
or add their Facebook page:
or read Vicki's blog:
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